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attacked in the inner harbor. four tourists are beaten and robbed outside of a hotel. >> what could lead police to those behind it. hello. this is what people are talk about today. the investigation into the beating and robbery. one attack her a knife and chased down one of the four victims. we're live at city police headquarters. >> reporter: good afternoon to you. technology could be key, they are looking for cameras and there are a few but a cell phone they recovered that could lead them to the attackers. the attack outside of the hotel unfolded on sunday morning and
left three of the four victims hospitalized. those who live and work in the area, popular with tourists are stunned. >> this is a high class hotel here, it you don't see that. this don't see this coming through. >> they know people have money, you are not here unless you have money. >> reporter: there were six attackers, they took a wallet from one. and they have significant leads, they would not go into detail focusing on the victims. >> they were here having a good time enjoying themselves and attacked and robbed. we're taking this seriously. >> reporter: police are relying on camera footage. they ran north on light street. the victims were treated and released from university hospital. police say that the hotel has peeved up its security.
mike hellgren, wjz news. >> thank you, mike. the victims have been cooperating in the investigation. if you know anything about this crime, contact the police. >> a teen is hospitalized after driving the jeep of a explain american university professor. ron? >> reporter: they found the jeep in dc last night. the 52-year-old professor was found dead in her home. police say there were signs of forced eptry and a struggle. her jeep was taken. when the officers found it last night, the 18-year-old driver took off and crashed. he tried to run. the driver was caught where the police are waiting now to question him. back to you. >> thank you very much. as of now, he will be charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle. the chief judge of baltimore city circuit court has decide. john previs suffered a heart
attack. he went to the hospital after complaining of chest pains. he was 63. the honor flag makes its way to baltimore to honor three fallen police officers. the flag flew over ground zero during recoveriests after 9-# 1 and transported around the country honoring those who die in the line of duty. it will be presented to the family of tommy ports today. he died in a crash last week when his cruiser hit a parked truck on route 40. the midwest is bracing for severe weather. chicago has seen seen and strong winds. forecasters are predicting it could be the worst in 70 years there and stretch from the dakotas to the great lakes. we're dealing with clouds and it is warm and humid out there as well. take a look out there as it looks like it is about to rain. we're live with complete coverage for you. marty bass in the weather center.
>> let me show you doppler radar. the front will play into the deal. look at this, from just south of nashville to the upper peninsula of michigan, we have a solid line of storms. look at that line snacking in. that's a front that will take us to fall-like conditions and 50s for highs. it is out to the west and warm and humid air. let's look at temperatures, the past 24 hours, these were the coolest we have seen. and 56-degrees? and the lows a normal high is about 63, 64. it is almost 70 downtown baltimore. and hagerstown. 66 and 66 in westminster and 68 almost 70. dc and rock hall and. there is that front. it will come here and there
will be cause and event not like the storms to the west we'll see showers. we'll give you a time line. >> stay tuned and we'll give you a look at doppler radar. go to www.wjz.com. early vote something under way and a poll finds the governor's lead widening. and the poll ruts o'malley up with a margin of error of 4%. this is a poll. no ballots have been counted. for the race for the first congressional district, a new poll shows a dead heat at 40%. democrats and republicans are revving up the push. both sides are working to ensure they turn out the vote. joel brown has the latest on
campaign 2010 for wjz news. >> reporter: with one week left before election day, democrats are not letting up their full-court press. >> we're in the first quarter, we have a whole game to play. >> the president's stop marked his 69th fundraiser this year. state by state the party's biggest names are pushing democrats to go to the polls. >> we need to you get everyone you know to vote. it is not too late. >> reporter: the first lady is out west, the vice president is stumping for democrats in new york and former president bill clinton is in illinois. some reports say 2 billion dollars has been spent making these the most expensive mid- term elections in history. it is 4 million for each seat. gop senate hopeful rand paul in
kentucky are trying to tie opponents to the president, he is bunk resulting us and you sit there and support the policies. it is a disaster. >> reporter: and big gains for the gop. john mack cane said it's not over yet. >> i'm worried about some of my friends who are taking a victory lap a week ahead of time. >> reporter: early voting figures show registered democrats have an edge, republicans point that independent voters are siding with them. in washington, joel brown, wjz news. >> say with wjz news for coverage 2010 for the latest results and updates. go to www.wjz.com for those updates. two teams have been the possibility of a poll. fans who poll who is the fascist, ravens or redskins? according to the baltimore sun, if they were to meet in the super bowl, more of you would
route for the ravens 567,891% of voters say they back the ravens to 31 to would pick the redskins. fans of the bob ehrlich prefer ravens. not the candidates now but their supporters. >> interesting. >> i could have told you that we would have cheered for them. >> someone got paid to tell us that. still to come, campaign scuffle a woman is trampled trying to confront rand paul. back to the future. films of the 1980s are bringing marty and doc back. another look outside this noon. marty will have the forecast. ,,,,
bob ehrlich is desperate, and he'll say anything to get elected. negative attacks the media have repeatedly called "dishonest" and "total malarkey." and why can't we trust bob ehrlich? because he raised taxes and fees by $3 billion then denied it... because he says he's for us, but made $2.5 million at a special interest lobbying firm. and ehrlich says he'll cut education again if elected governor. bob ehrlich-- a career politician we really can't trust.
imagine denying a pregnant woman the choice of health care providers. only one senator voted with big insurance over pregnant women: andy harris. protecting our bay? harris was the only one to vote against cleaning up toxic waste sites. he always sides with the polluters, one of the worst environmental records in the senate. and harris was the only one to vote against extending education for special needs kids. no wonder his republican colleagues think he's too extreme. we can't afford his extreme ideas. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message women are charged 40% more for the same health insurance as men. domestic violence is treated as a pre-existing condition in eight states. women are abused by their husbands and then by their insurance companies. and last year they tried to end our coverage for mammograms and other preventive services. well i'm proud to say i got the law changed. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know that being a woman is no longer a
cracking t was a crashing sound, car hitting a wall. >> elsewhere in indonesia, villagers in the one region have been moved to shelters. it was spewing hot clouds into the sky. more than 60 people were killed when it last erupted. is 300 died in a 1930 eruption. and campaigning gets tough as supporters of senate candidate rand paul wrest alwoman to the ground. look at this, she was from a liberal group. she was taken down. her wig was pulled off before she was whipped to the grouped. she was not seriously injured. no arrests were made. jury selection is under way in the case against former house majority leader tom delay. he laundered becomes to elect candidates to the texas legislature. if convicted he could get life
in prison. the u.s. department of education is responding to bullying. today letters are going out to schools, colleges and universities, the agency is saying they could be violating law if they fail to address ethnic, sexual or gender-based harassment. newspapers are seeing even tougher times now. numbers show the daily circulation fell this year as more people turn to the internet to get their news. only the wall street and dallas morning news saw gains. there was a tick down on monday through saturday. >> unbelievable. still ahead on the news at noon. let's look outside. stay tuned. marty will be back to update the forecast. first, we'll look at the stocks then last night's multimatch numbers. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
for as murky as it, is that's a clear shot. that on sky 1 # las a big lens. roy could be up almost above martin state airport. and. >> we know what you meant. >> and go to the bridge. >> so, i mean let's take a look at doppler radar. it is kind of americay. we looked at doppler radar and that will come in starting tonight. as we move through tomorrow. it is 68 degrees. 78% humidity. it is warm and humid and you expect to almost see it.
and it feels like a late spring, summary day. the front is going to take care of the feel. >> the mid-60s. and hagerstown and but for dc and but generally speaking, we're looking at temperatures. and this will not make the weather news as we move to the 5:00, 4, 5 and 6:00 newscast. clouds will be here until it sweeps at area clean. that's on thursday. you will not feel the effect of the cooler air coming in on that mild air. and i'm thinking the weekend. the high temperature this day. cloudy and by overnight.
in the health watch report, there is another reason for to you stop smoking. heavy smokers may be twice as likely to develop alzheimer's. those who smoke more than two pack as day are at increased risk. it causes inframakes in tissue. pgh if you cannot fet a good night's sleep your dna could be to blame. a gene that's associated with a disorder they're causes excessive sleepiness during the day can keep you up at night. officials followed people who have the gene and they woke up several times during the night spending less time a deep sleep. lots of reasons to check in with wjz news today at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. a woman who could not stop hiccups is charged with murder. what her facebook page revealed
doesn't feel like it's the last tuesday in october. >> far from it. >> far from it is right, let's look at the forecast. it will be another day tomorrow, you know humid conditions. we may see that haze building up. day 3 is. showers and the front moving through the area and the cold front in the midwest. and cool air filters into the area. 71 and 60-5 # and 53. fall like as you move in and a normal high is 63 -- 71 and 60, 55 and 53. fall like as you move in. >> and marty mc fly is back, "back to the future" is available on blu-ray. the stars of the show reunited last night to celebrate the relaunch on blu ray. it was the number one at the box office for eight weeks.
today, it's nearly double. and nearly a quarter of a million marylanders are looking for work. in addition, we face a national health care plan that will hurt small business and cost us jobs. so we have to ask, are you better off today than you were four years ago? we're heading in the wrong direction. we need strong leadership. say no to things we can't afford. fix our health care plan. and refuse to raise taxes. martin o'malley can't do it. i will.